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UN Institutions

World Health Organization - AMR Secretariat focus on coordination of an Organization-wide approach to antimicrobial resistance, working with WHO programmes carrying out technical activities required for the implementation of the global action plan on antimicrobial resistance.

Tripartite Collaboration: WHO FAO and OIE, promotes cross-sectoral collaboration to address risks from zoonoses and other public health threats existing and emerging at the human-animal-ecosystems interface, and provide guidance on how to reduce these risks.

Alliance of Champion Countries promotes political awareness, engagement and leadership on AMR among heads of state, other ministers and global leaders.

International Institutions

Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) was launched in February 2014 to advance a world safe and secure from infectious disease threats, to bring together nations from all over the world to make new, concrete commitments, and to elevate global health security as a national leaders-level priority.

Trans Atlantic Task Force on AMR (TATFAR) aims to increase the mutual understanding of activities and programs relating to the prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance; contribute to an effective global dialogue and uptake of best practices; provide opportunities for shared learning; and promote information exchange, coordination and cooperation between the EU, U.S., Canada and Norway.

Convention on Biological Diversity. Signed by 150 government leaders at the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, the Convention on Biological Diversity is dedicated to promoting sustainable development. Conceived as a practical tool for translating the principles of Agenda 21 into reality, the Convention recognizes that biological diversity is about more than plants, animals and micro organisms and their ecosystems – it is about people and our need for food security, medicines, fresh air and water, shelter, and a clean and healthy environment in which to live.

Policy Institutes and Think Tanks

The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance. The Review is independent and engages widely with international stakeholders to understand and propose solutions to the problem of antimicrobial resistance, from an economic and social perspective.

Chatham House seeks to help leaders around the world - in government, private foundations, international organizations and business - reach well-informed decisions that improve global health security.

European Region

European Commission. The EU Commission adopted their 5-year Action Plan on AMR in 2011. It contains 12 actions for implementation with EU member countries.

European Medicines Agency (EMA). The Agency works in collaboration with its EU and international partners in a number of initiatives aiming to limit the development of antimicrobial resistance.

European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) provides independent scientific support and advice to risk managers on the risks to human and animal health related to the possible emergence, spread and transfer of antimicrobial resistance in the food chain and in animal populations.

European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. EFPIA is the voice on the EU scene of 1,900 companies committed to researching, developing and bringing patients new medicines that will improve health and the quality of life around the world.

South-East Asian Region

APEC: Strategic action plan to control AMR in the Asia-Pacific Region. Among other things, APEC addresses health threats that impact the region, and focuses primarily on communicable diseases and capacity building in its member states.

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